Thursday, July 30, 2009

Spicy-Soy Beef and Noodles

Spicy-Soy Beef and Noodles


ounces uncooked cellophane noodles
cups boiling water
3 tablespoons minced green onions
1 pound finely sliced sirloin
6 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 teaspoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
8 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced leek
1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
2 teaspoons apricot spread
1 1/2 cups low-salt chicken broth

Combine beef and 2 tablespoon soy sauce in a zip-lock bag. Marinate in fridge.

Combine noodles and boiling water in a bowl; let stand 5 minutes or until soft. Drain; set aside.

Heat vegetable oil in skillet over high heat. Add 3 tablespoons minced green onions, ginger, chili paste, garlic and cayenne pepper, and stir-fry 1 minute. Add leek, carrot, and 2 teaspoons apricot spread; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons soy sauce, chicken broth, and sesame oil; bring to a boil. Add beef to skillet. Add noodles; cook 4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Based on a recipe from Cooking Light.